Sperry Tent Autumn Wedding Styling – A Season of Colour (Part 2)

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Welcome back for Part 2 of our season of Colour inspiration brought to you by UK wedding planner Pocketful of Dreams and her dream team of Yorkshire wedding suppliers.

In Part 1, we showed you how an autumnal wedding design was brought to life within an elegant Sperry wedding tent supplied by your go-to wedding tent supplier, PapaKåta.

In Part 2 we’re moving onto the Teepee tent.

Rose and Spade created floral designs that were natural and textured using foliage and flowers of the moment. The rustic wooden dining table was filled with an abundant runner of berries, foliage, hydrangeas, wooden candlesticks and log stumps to create a real sense of feasting. Hanging above the farmhouse table, a magical light-scape was created, with Papakata’s new Edison light canopy nestled into tumbling oak and beech.

Papakata Tipi THE CONCEPT

The teepee, being a more intimate space, featured all the cosy comforts of Autumn. We wanted to really enhance that sense of cosseting and really play up the rustic warmth of the space with low lighting, log fires and abundant harvest-like styling.

Photography by Melissa Beattie

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Whilst over the bar they created a truly wow-factor installation, a hoop of gently trailing form-free bracken that was locally foraged.  Antique crates, pots of heather, branches of crab apples, gourds and mini pumpkins mingled with log stumps and candles galore throughout the space.
Speakeasy Libations created a custom cocktail packed with seasonal flavour – bacon smoked bourbon with maple syrup served in vintage glassware.

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For the teepee Poppy Pickering created a modern rustic iced cake which was then decorated with fresh blooms and greenery to fit the vibe of the space. Whilst the hand-illustrated paper suite was created by Fiona at Plewsy, a Yorkshire designer and illustrator. Her designs featured seasonal leaf illustrations on eco-friendly papers, adding a whimsical touch to the overall design.

The Teepee tent bridal look called for a more arcadian style, so Ghost Orchid chose the authentic bohemian “Paris” gown by their Canadian label And For Love.

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The unusual soft lace and bell-sleeves worked in perfect harmony with the setting. The styling team chose to tame her hair slightly, so as to not go overboard on the bohemian look and to really showcase the stunning back detail of the gown.

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With a gentle nod to the rustic, nature inspired feel of the shoot, the final flourish was added to her hair – the unusual Ayla comb by Naturae Design, which is made of brass leaves.

This gown called for a stronger and more sensual beauty look, Just Lovely applied a still-bronzed yet smokey eye and a berry lip bringing out model Zara Syrett‘s incredibly dazzling blue eyes.

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Pocketful of Dreams are UK wedding styling and planning experts, creating authentic celebrations and considered gatherings. We create impeccably designed and flawlessly executed weddings, events and experiences. We are well-known as the go-to expert for Marquee Wedding Styling and Planning. See more of our work, or read our wedding planning advice and wedding styling ideas.

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Annabel View all Annabel's articles

Founder of Love My Dress. Passionate Podcaster and Editor. Annabel lives in rural North Yorkshire with her husband and business partner Philip, their two daughters and menagerie of furry hounds. She loves photography, meditation, walking, being outdoors and star gazing. She is fierce when it comes to championing talent within the wedding industry and when she's not working on Love My Dress, she supports her husband Philip in the running of the family's sustainable flower farm and floral design business, Moonwind Flowers. In 2013, she became a published author.

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